How to Remove Picture From Microsoft Account?

Last Updated: Feb 9, 2024 by

If you have a Microsoft account, you may have noticed that your profile picture is automatically synced across all Microsoft services, such as Outlook, OneDrive, and Skype. While this can be convenient, you may not want the same picture to be displayed on all your accounts. In this article, we will discuss how to remove your picture from your Microsoft account.

Why Remove Your Picture?

There are a few reasons why you may want to remove your picture from your Microsoft account. One reason could be that you no longer like the picture or it is outdated. Another reason could be that you want to maintain privacy and do not want your picture to be visible to others. Whatever the reason may be, it is easy to remove your picture from your Microsoft account.

Steps to Remove Your Picture

  1. Log in to your Microsoft account by going to https://account.microsoft.com/.
  2. Click on the “Your info” tab on the top menu bar.
  3. Scroll down to the “Manage how you sign in to Microsoft” section and click on “Change picture.”
  4. You will be directed to a page where you can change your picture. Click on the “Remove” button below your current picture.
  5. A pop-up window will appear asking you to confirm the removal of your picture. Click on “Remove” to confirm.
  6. Your picture will now be removed from your Microsoft account.

Additional Tips

  • If you want to change your picture instead of removing it, you can click on the “Change” button instead of “Remove” in step 4. You can then upload a new picture or choose one from your existing albums.
  • If you have multiple Microsoft accounts, you will need to repeat these steps for each account to remove the picture from all of them.
  • If you have a work or school account, you may not have the option to remove your picture as it may be managed by your organization’s IT department.

Conclusion

Removing your picture from your Microsoft account is a simple process that can be done in just a few steps. Whether you want to change your picture or maintain privacy, you now know how to remove your picture from your Microsoft account. Keep in mind that this will only remove your picture from your Microsoft account and not from any other services or devices where you have used the same picture. If you want to remove your picture from other services, you will need to do so separately.

Have you removed your picture from your Microsoft account? Let us know in the comments.

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